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Mark Bennett
Mark Bennett
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Member Since
July 21, 2014
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an hour ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
Country
United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
A very long time ago, winning my college's Intercollegiate Bridge Championship game, playing with a girl I was dating, who had never before played bridge
Regular Bridge Partners
BBO Robots (they never criticize my bidding, defense, or play)
BBO Username
upstate
ACBL Ranking
Emerald Life Master
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Lecture--"Balancing"--Tips Requested
Thanks very much! All very useful!!!
My NABC robot-game :)
Congrats to the winner and all who did well!!!! I found this a fun and challenging event. I had four relatively similar scores and finished 8th. Many, many lost opportunities, and things that "might have been." Just like my FTF bridge :)
Playing with and against the GIBs
Thank you very much! for taking the time to do this. For those unfamiliar with GIB, these tips should prove very useful. A very long time ago, when I was young, I played EHAA (Every Hand an Adventure). https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/EHAA The normal reaction was a ...
ACBL Tests Online NABC Event
https://youtu.be/0ru_R2OwjsY
ACBL Tests Online NABC Event
Great idea! Should be a lot of fun--I'm looking forward to playing.
Revoke followed by incorrect concession/claim--Result?
LHO followed small; RHO showed out when hearts originally played. LHO was originally dealt Kx; RHO stiff Q. --"I win the opening plain suit lead in hand and play the trump A, my RHO showing out and LHO following--K and Q of trump are outstanding."
True North American Championships Coming
Great post! Happy April 1. The only thing I can't tell is how many of the comments are serious and how many aren't.
Anything Suspicious Here?
I was West and continued hearts at tricks two and three after a heart lead. Declarer played quickly (not overly quickly), playing four rounds of diamonds at tricks 4-7 (discarding two spades), my partner discarding one spade and one heart. Declarer then cashed the club king and without much thought ...
Anything Suspicious Here?
Greg--I chose not to ask at the table for a number of reasons. But, I also thought posting the question here and reading the responses (including yours, which is a fair comment), was reasonable.
Anything Suspicious Here?
Sorry, misunderstood your question (I didn't read it carefully enough). North, not South, was next to the table from where the boards came.
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